rope in Informal
Meaning: If somebody ropes you in, they persuade you to do something you don't really want to do.
- rope in sb We're having a charity fun run, so I'm trying to rope in as many of my friends as I can.
- rope sb in Our manager got nearly everybody to say they'd perform in the Christmas talent show. I can't believe he roped so many of us in.
A few of the newer teachers have been roped into taking